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Peter Balakian

Peter Balakian, American English educator. Recipient Bood award New Jersey Council for the Humanities, 1998, Anrahit Literary prize Columbia University, 1990. Freedom to write committee Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, since 1998. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors Guild, Armenian National Institute (board directors since 1997).

Background

  • Balakian, Peter was born on June 13, 1951 in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. Son of Gerard and Arax Aroosian Balakian.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History cum laude, Bucknell University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in American Civiilization, Brown University, 1980.

    Career

    • English professor Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, since 1980.

    Membership

    Freedom to write committee Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, since 1998. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors Guild, Armenian National Institute (board directors since 1997).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Jane Kebabian, August 16, 1980. Children: Sophia, Ann, James, Gerard.
    • father: Gerard Balakian
    • mother: Arax Aroosian Balakian
    • spouse: Helen Jane Kebabian
    • children: Sophia Balakian
    • Ann Balakian
    • James Balakian
    • Gerard Balakian
    Peter Balakian
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    Born June 13, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Bucknell University
    • 1980
      Brown University
    • 1980
      English professor, Colgate University
      Hamilton, Bermuda